Hi my son is in 7 month. started giving Nan pro. 2 since my milk supply is getting low. but he doesn't drink not even. 1 ml. how to make him to drink formula milk

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Updated on May 24, 2016

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Answer:
after 6 months no milk alone can meet the requirements of the growing child. You need to give weaning/complementary foods along with it. For your own milk supply you need to both relax and take care of diet to help in lactation. Few suggestions are take a balanced diet of cereals (esp dalia, bajra), green leafy vegetables (esp methi, mustard leaves), dals & legumes (masoor. black channa, soybean), fruits, milk products, eggs fish & poultry. Do take almonds, cashew, walnuts, sesame seeds, flaxseeds, dates, raisins, cumin seeds, methi seeds, ajwain, dried ginger, gaund, jaggery etc. You should also take ample fluids in the form of lukewarm water, zeera water, soups, buttermilk, egg nog, milk etc. For formula milk, use sterilised spoon and katori. You can try giving it when the child is most hungry.

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